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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 23,2021
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    Legal Counsel

    Auto req ID: 259965BR

    Job Description

    Are you up for the challenge? Apply now! You'll be rewarded with global career opportunities, constant learning and development. We offer you the opportunity to be part of a highly successful and highly ethical company that is making a difference.

    Main Purpose of the Role

    You will provide legal advice to the North West Europe business (Benelux and Nordics) on a diverse spectrum of legal issues with the main focus on the Netherlands. You will be part of a NWE legal team that consists of a Legal Director, a Legal Counsel and an assistant (based in the Netherlands and Belgium). The vacancy is within the Dutch business and located in Utrecht, the Netherlands.


    As a legal counsel at PepsiCo you will provide advice and support on day-to-day legal matters concerning promotions and marketing. Next to that you will be asked to provide advice on local Dutch sales agreements, draft and review agreements, assist with trademark and other intellectual property issues. You will also be responsible to provide training to maintain legal awareness within the organization (e.g. antitrust and anti-bribery) and a small part of the role is also to manage corporate housekeeping matters (e.g. responsibility for keeping data in the commercial register up to date).


    • You have a Master in Dutch Law;

    • You have 3 – 4 years of experience as a lawyer with a multinational firm or in-house counsel;

    • You have a good knowledge and experience in business law, especially drafting and reviewing of contracts;

    • You have excellent communication skills and are a team player;

    • You have a business oriented and a pragmatic approach;

    • You are able to take a firm legal position, if needed;

    • You are stress resistant and you have good prioritizing skills;

    • You are fluent in Dutch and English;

    Why PepsiCo Netherlands?

    PepsiCo The Netherlands currently employs around 630 people at its 4 sites, including our headquarters in Utrecht and three production sites in Rotterdam, Zaandam and Broek op Langedijk. With well-known strong brands such as Pepsi, Lay’s, Quaker and Duyvis, we are in the Top 6 of food companies in The Netherlands. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and were rewarded for the 10th time with the Top Employer certification The Netherlands and Europe. Joining PepsiCo means joining a dedicated team where innovation and forward thinking are encouraged.

    We are also an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusivity at our company; it is an essential part of our success. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, pregnancy or maternity, marital/civil partnerships, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender or gender reassignment, disability or race including; color, nationality, ethnic or national origin. Please also visit for more information on what we do in practice to embrace diversity and inclusivity in the working surroundings and in society.

    Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
    Job Type: Regular
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